Over a year ago, one of the world’s most distinctive supermarket locations closed. On Tuesday, a new vision for the space, a Michaels arts and crafts store, came one step closer to reality, as the Landmarks Preservation Commission held a public hearing.
Steel beams and the concrete core are now a couple stories above street level on the 25-story, 195-unit mixed-use project under development at 115 Delancey Street, located between Essex and Norfolk streets on the Lower East Side. Progress can be seen thanks to photos posted to the YIMBY Forums. The latest building permits indicate the new building will encompass 489,688 square feet and rise 315 feet to the top of its parapet.
Construction is wrapping on the four-story, 60-unit residential project under development at 359 Halsey Street, located on the southern end of downtown Newark, N.J. The 63,030-square-foot building is dubbed The Residences at Symphony Hall and will contain a mix of one- and two-bedroom rental apartments, Jersey Digs reported. All of the apartments will be affordable, and 25 percent of them, or 15 units, will be designated to individuals with mental illness, homelessness or disability.
An anonymous Queens-based LLC has filed applications for three three-story, three-unit residential buildings at 111-39 through 111-43 44th Avenue, in North Corona. Two of the buildings will measure 3,960 square feet, while one will measure 2,970 square feet. Across all three buildings, the full-floor residential units should average 990 square feet apiece. indicative of apartments with family-sized configurations. Thee Shiun E. Ken’s Flushing-based Winning Expediting Services is the applicant of record. The 7,500-square-foot property is occupied by a recessed two-story house. Demolition permits have not been filed.
An anonymous Brooklyn-based LLC has filed applications for a four-story, four-unit residential project at 493 Evergreen Avenue, in central Bushwick. The new building will measure 5,460 square feet and its full-floor residential units should average 1,070 square feet apiece, which means either condominiums or rentals could be in the works. Olabanji Awosika’s Jamaica-based firm is the architect of record. The 20-foot-wide, 1,950-square-foot lot is currently vacant.